Formerly known as Clambakes of Massachusetts, East Coast Clambakes is a full-service catering company specializing in New England-style clambakes, barbeques and pig roasts. Our exceptional service, delicious food and attention to detail set us apart from your typical New England clambake caterer.
Our clambakes are perfect for any event, whether formal or casual, including weddings, family gatherings, corporate events, private parties, reunions and any other special occasion. We prepare and cook all of our meals fresh at your location. All you need is a space, guests and an occasion, and you can leave the rest to us.
Serving the entire state of Massachusetts, including Worcester, Plymouth, Framingham, Boston, Cambridge, Springfield, Pittsfield and Western MA, East Coast Clambakes will make your event one to remember.
All Events Include:
Buffet tables, Serving dishes, Heavy-duty disposable plates, Plastic utensils, and Lobster bibs, Napkins, Wet wipes and all appropriate condiments.
Our staff will prepare, cook and serve your meal buffet style. Following your meal the staff will clean the cooking and serving area and remove any trash that has accumulated from the service.
7% State of MA meals tax is added to the cost. Staff gratuity is not included in contract price unless requested.
LOCATION WE SERVE
CLAMBAKE CATERING IN MASSACHUSETTS
Massachusetts has a rich history intertwined with clams, showcasing the state's close relationship with its coastal environment and the bounty it provides. Clams have played a significant role in the culinary traditions and economy of Massachusetts for centuries.
The Native American tribes of Massachusetts, such as the Wampanoag and the Nipmuc, were the first to recognize the abundance of clams in the region. They harvested clams from the coastal waters and estuaries, incorporating them into their diets and using their shells for various purposes.
The arrival of European settlers in the 17th century further elevated the importance of clams. Clamming quickly became a vital industry, with towns like Ipswich and Wellfleet gaining reputations as prime clamming locations. In fact, Ipswich clams, known for their tender texture and sweet flavor, are still highly sought after today.
Clam chowder, a beloved dish in Massachusetts, emerged as a staple in the 18th and 19th centuries. Made with fresh clams, potatoes, onions, and cream, this hearty soup became synonymous with New England cuisine. It remains an iconic symbol of Massachusetts' clam culture.
Over time, clamming evolved into a recreational activity as well, with locals and visitors engaging in clam digs along the coastline. The annual Wellfleet OysterFest and Ipswich Clambake Festival attract crowds eager to savor the local delicacies and celebrate the state's clamming heritage.
Massachusetts' historical connection to clams endures, and the clam industry continues to thrive. It supports local businesses, sustains coastal communities, and provides delicious seafood experiences for both residents and tourists. Clams remain a treasured part of the state's cultural fabric, reflecting its deep appreciation for its maritime heritage and the bountiful resources found along its shores.
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